April 24, 2019
Check your medicine cabinets, clean out those old prescriptions — National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is coming up!
April 8, 2019
CDC is reporting widespread outbreaks of hepatitis A. Because people experiencing homelessness are at increased risk of becoming infected with the hepatitis A virus, it is now recommended that all persons aged 1 year and older experiencing homelessness receive the hepatitis A vaccine. Read more about hepatitis A and how to prevent it.
April 1, 2019
The National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families (NCHYF) spoke to Office of Trafficking in Persons (OTIP) Director Katherine Chon about the overlap between homelessness and human trafficking, OTIP resources available, and how professionals serving these communities can work together to help all young people.
March 26, 2019
Whether it’s abuse, the consequences of living in poverty, a lack of empathy and support for their self-identity, or some combination of the three, runaway and homeless youth (RHY) often experience significant challenges to their happiness and well-being. Trauma-informed care can help RHY rebuild a sense of control and empowerment.
April 1-30 National Child Abuse Prevention Month
April 1 - New Hampshire Children’s Trust presents 8th Annual Strengthening Families Summit called Hope Starts Here: The Prevention Connection in Concord, NH
April 3 at 2:00 p.m. ET. DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) webinar: OJJDP FY 19 Opioid Affected Youth Initiative
April 3-6 - School Social Work Association of America hosts 2019 National School Social Work Conference: Transforming Schools: Transforming the World in Orlando, FL
April 9 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta webinar: The Fundamentals of Child Sex Trafficking
April 12 at 3:00 p.m. ET. United States Interagency Council on Homelessness webinar: Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program: Strategies for Success
April 9-13 - Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) 2019 Conference: Advancing Excellence in Practice and Policy: Meeting the Challenge of the Family First Prevention Services Act in Washington, DC
April 15 – National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical Center webinar: Improving Youth Interactions through Fair and Impartial Justice in Appleton, WI.
April 17 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) webinar: Supporting the Education of Unaccompanied Students Experiencing Homelessness
April 23 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Network for Youth webinar: America's Awareness of Youth Homelessness
April 23-25 – Ready By 21 National Meeting in Seattle, WA
April 23-27 – National Association of Black Social Workers 51st Annual Conference: Honoring Our Legacy: Constructing Social Policy that Shapes Our Future in Atlanta, GA
April 24-26 - 21st National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN): Strong and Thriving Families in Washington, DC
April 25 at 2:00 p.m. ET. National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) webinar: Understanding Doubled Up
April 26 at 12:00 p.m. ET. American Youth Policy Forum hosts College Promise: Supporting Students in College Access and Success in Washington, DC